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Flu deaths hit 79 in Ga.

Georgia public health officials have now confirmed a total of 79 influenza-related deaths this flu season, including three children.

February 17, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Flu shot only 36 percent effective

NEW YORK - The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses.

February 15, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


A history lesson at Georgia Day lunch

The Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held its 20th annual Georgia Day luncheon Thursday in the Perry Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church in honor of the colonial founding of the Province of Georgia in 1733.

February 15, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Local schools prepared for danger

In the wake of a mass school shooting that took the lives of 17 people in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, Bulloch County Schools officials are reviewing safety measures in the event something similar happens here.

February 15, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Yu again challenges Allen within GOP

In his third run for Congress as a Republican from Georgia's 12th District, Eugene Yu promises to help President Donald Trump fulfill his "America First" agenda.

February 14, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia falls in Well-Being Index

Georgia dropped from 29th to 31st in a measurement that reflects how people feel about and experience their daily lives.

February 14, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


‘Skimmers’ stealing debit, credit card numbers

Two credit card skimmers were found at a Denmark area gas station this week, and Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown warns people to be careful when buying gasoline.

February 14, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


House panel weighs legislation to ease access to vital medications

Brannen Whirledge was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease, two years ago at age 4.

February 13, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Troop 342 says farewell

Boy Scouts of America Troop 342 raised three fingers in the air and recited the Scout Oath and Scout Law for possibly the last time at Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church during a farewell banquet in the church's fellowship hall on Saturday.

February 13, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local




Food truck, Caribbean style

Ryan Brunner and Imani Augusma, fiancé and fiancée, on Monday opened the first self-propelled food truck currently based in Statesboro, Brunner Burritos & Bowls.

February 12, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Needed: Homes for feral cats

A colony of feral cats that were spayed and neutered, then released, now need new homes since they have become a nuisance for some.

February 12, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Whatever you're doing, it can be a ministry'

Twin City native and current Statesboro resident Ray Braddy has found a unique way to share his faith. He shares with people all over the globe - folks he's never met face-to-face - without leaving his living room. How?

February 12, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Lawmakers seek firmer stance against drilling off Georgia coast

SAVANNAH - While the governor sticks to cautious, measured responses to President Donald Trump's proposal to expand oil drilling into waters off Georgia and its coastal neighbors, a bipartisan group of lawmakers wants the Georgia legislature to formally denounce the energy plan as a threat to tourism and fishing.

February 12, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New dealership coming for J.C. Lewis Ford

Thursday morning at 10 am J.C. Lewis Ford will officially break ground on the future location of their Statesboro dealership. It will be located at Highway 301 South and the bypass directly across from Uncle Shug's Chicken Barn, Parkers and Subway. Land clearing and site preparation began several weeks ago.

February 12, 2018 | | Local


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Armel wants bus system, improved economy

Don Armel, candidate for Statesboro City Council in District 5, says he wants to help make Statesboro a place people are proud to live, an ...

April 04, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deen Day Smith Sanders keynotes awards banquet

The 30th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet was graced by the presence of the lady for whom the exclusive event is ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Three honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards

Three community leaders were recognized Tuesday night for dedicating their lives to serving others, making the world a better place and spreading live and compassion ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Billy Hickman named Humanitarian of the Year

Touted for a genuine love for his hometown, the 2018 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year Billy Hickman credited his friends and family for helping ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Felton challenger for District 5 BOE seat

Mary Felton, Ed.D., a candidate for Bulloch County Board of Education in District 5, says she wants to be a "voice for the voiceless ...

April 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deen Day Smith Awards tonight

The 30th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards Banquet will be held tonight at the Nessmith-Lane Building on the campus of Georgia Southern ...

April 03, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


SPD officer, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide

Statesboro Police Department officers are wearing shrouded badges this week after the death of an advanced patrol officer and his wife early Sunday in what ...

April 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Business and friendship in Statesboro

Lisa Hanna retired from cutting, perming and coloring hair Thursday, closing The Haircutters in downtown Statesboro after doing the hair of some of her first ...

April 02, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Downtown's top supporters receive 'Bricks'

Main Street Statesboro and the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority held their annual meeting at The Hall last week.

April 02, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro police officer killed in apparent murder-suicide

An advanced patrol officer with the Statesboro Police Department was shot to death early Sunday morning in what police officials say is an apparent murder-suicide.

April 01, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Martin seeks re-election to BOE in District 5

Glennera Martin, facing a challenge for a second term on the Bulloch County Board of Education in District 5, says she wants to continue work ...

March 31, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Reflections on Ga. legislative session

ATLANTA - While giving his retirement speech Thursday on the Georgia House floor, Republican Rep. Brooks Coleman reflected on a lesson he learned from Speaker David ...

March 31, 2018 | By R.J. RICO and BEN NADLER Associated Press | Local


Missing man’s family pleads for information

The family of Willie James Jackson observed his birthday Friday, but there was no celebration. Jackson disappeared Sept. 10, 2015, and investigators are still searching ...

March 31, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rules for school volunteers a topic at ‘Speak Up’

While the schools are being more careful about access to students and classrooms, they could use more volunteers. That is the point behind the Bulloch ...

March 30, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro icon, mentor passes

When Charlie Olliff Square was dedicated in 2014 in the parking lot of then Sea Island Bank in downtown Statesboro, Garrett Nevil, who was chairman ...

March 30, 2018 | | Local


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